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This Week’s Featured Watch #66 – Deluxe, 19 Jewels, Stainless Steel

My last acquisition of 2014 arrived on Christmas Eve – shipping from Japan was quicker than much of UK domestic mail 😉  – and it’s turned out to be rather nice. With a limited budget I saw a Deluxe on Yahoo Japan, … Continue reading

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Metal Bracelet or Leather Strap?

The majority of Citizen’s watches were originally sold with steel bracelets, sometimes gold plated, sometimes black. Although some bracelets are very nice, and it’s good to have an original one fitted, I confess to a preference for leather straps. I … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #20 – the Parawater Deluxe

After covering later technology utilising electronics in the previous couple of featured watches, this week I return to the humble hand winding tradition, and a significant watch for Citizen. Generally the ‘Deluxe’ was important because it was a commercial success, … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #13 – the Crystate Deluxe

My first ‘featured watch’ was the Crystate, a seldom seen hand winder from the late 1960’s. At the time I commented that it would be very nice to have the deluxe version in my collection….. I was fortunate to find … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #4 – The Monthly

Since four weeks equal one month, then maybe this one should be ‘Watch of the Month’ – and what could be better in that case than to feature the ‘Monthly’! Well I suppose it should be the ‘Monthlies’ since two … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #3 – the Super Deluxe

After my plan for week 2 was disrupted by the arrival of the Highness, I can now get back on track and present my Super Deluxe. Citizen made higher grade models of their earlier hand winding watches, and prefaced them … Continue reading

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